Baldur’s Gate 3 – Hotfix 17 Is Now Live

Baldur's Gate 3 - Hotfix 17 Is Now Live

Larian Studios, the developers of cRPG Baldur’s Gate 3, have taken to Steam to reveal that the latest hotfix #17 is now live. The patch fixes a variety of bugs, including unavailability of Lae’zel romance regardless of players’ reputation rating.

The recent major Patch 6: Forging the Arcane added a variety of changes to the game, including a new Sorcerer class, Grymforge area, graphical enhancements and much more. The developers have revealed that Patch 6 saw the game’s highest concurrent player numbers since the launch.

“In our previous patch, it turns out Lae’zel wasn’t romanceable regardless of her approval rating. There’s probably a life lesson in that. But this isn’t ‘Larian’s Dating Advice Column’ – although we feel like given the nature of some of your fan art, a dating simulator with our most popular characters wouldn’t go amiss. Or at least a tapestry. Anyone know any good tapestry makers?”

  • Fixed issue preventing romance with Lae’zel regardless of your approval rating.
  • Characters no longer walk around causing Bludgeoning damage to everyone around them.
  • AI now use their full arsenal of spells and items during combat.
  • Fixed crash that would occur during a saving throw if an item was equipped that improved your proficiency in an ability.
  • Character portraits now display correctly in the Twitch Extension during multiplayer.
  • Triggering Wild Magic: Turn Magic no longer skips your turn in FTB or combat.
  • Fixed shields from disappearing at the start of sheath animation.
  • AI no longer take Attacks of Opportunity when they shouldn’t.
  • Nere’s Shield of Screams now automatically activates as soon as he enters combat, and lasts for the duration of the fight.
  • Performance drop during cinematic dialogue at the Tiefling Den is no more.
  • Fixed rare crash that occurred when previewing a jump.
  • A black square no longer appears in the middle of the screen when crossing the bridge to the Blighted Village with NPOT resolution and lensflare enabled.

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